Explore the historic fort where once the future of Acadie and North America hung in the balance. Located on the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Fort Beauséjour — Fort Cumberland Historic Site stands at the crossroads of Canadian natural and cultural history. The fort depicts the 18th century conflicts between France and Britain, and the later struggle between two great empires — America and Britain – for North American supremacy.
Explore this place that stands at the crossroads of Canadian natural and cultural history. Already well established in the 18th century, the site became the scene of three acts of war between France and Great Britain, the deportation of the Acadians and the tearing apart of British North America.
What to do?
Did you know that 2020 marks Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland’s 100th anniversary as a designated National Historic Site of Canada? While 2020 did not go as planned for everyone, we decided to celebrate virtually and invite people to dig into their souvenirs and memorabilia, and help us build a memorable exhibit in celebration of the fort’s milestone! To appreciate the virtual exhibit: http://ow.ly/xNMN50FrIf7